When Robert Lee was born about 1687, in Bideford, Devon, England, his father, F. William Lee, was 39 and his mother, Mary Marvin, was 42. He married Susanna Prust on 7 April 1713, in Bideford, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1733, in Hempstead Town, Queens, New York Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 47.
Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.
English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.
English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.
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